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RACINE — The Racine Public Library, 75 Seventh St., is offering these programs:

Town Hall for Fair Election Maps, 1:30-3 p.m. Saturday, March 10. Speaker Sachin Chheda from the Fair Elections Project will talk about what people need to know about unfair voting maps and how they affect the community.

Maker Monday, 9 a.m.-noon Monday, March 12. Attendees can come to the computer lab and see the 3D printer in action.

Tuesday Tales, 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 13. Storytime with songs for children ages 3-5.

Tuesdays @ Two: Adult Movie Series, 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 13. This month’s film is based on the book “Murder on the Orient Express” by Agatha Christie.

Musical Family Storytime, 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 14. Children ages 5 and younger may play a rhythm instrument and sing along during this program.

Family Storytime, 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 14. Program featuring stories, songs and finger plays for children ages 5 and younger.

Preschool Dance Party, for ages 3-5, 10 a.m. Thursday, March 15.

Repair Cafe, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 17. People may bring things that do not work and are broken or need repair (DVD player, toaster, table, sweater, etc.). Hosted by the Friends of the Racine Public Library Inc. Register at

For more information or to register for a program, call the library at 262-636-9245 or go to, unless otherwise listed.


WATERFORD — The Waterford Public Library, 101 N. River St., is offering these free events:

TAB Meeting, 10-11 a.m. Saturday, March 10. Teens in grades six through 12 who love books and are looking for volunteer opportunities are encouraged to join.

ABC Music and Me, 9:30-10 a.m. Monday, March 12. Program for ages 5 and younger providing a fun way to sing, listen, move, play, learn and build early literacy and language skills.

Teen Scene: Checkout Challenge, 3-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 14. Teen event featuring a wheel to spin for prizes, with more prizes for more items checked out.

Little Bookworms, 9:30-10 a.m. Thursday, March 15. Twenty-minute sessions for children ages 4 and younger with stories, finger plays, sign language and songs.

Preschool Workshop, 10-10:30 a.m. Friday, March 16. Interactive, hands-on sessions will focus on science, music and movement, and the arts. Pre-kindergarten skills such as following directions, interacting with peers, motor skills, reasoning and cognitive processes, science exploration, math concepts, creative arts and more will be explored.

For more information, call 262-534-3988 or go to


BURLINGTON — The Burlington Public Library, 166 E. Jefferson St., will offer these free programs:

Create and Play, 10 a.m. Mondays. Children ages 5 and younger are invited to make a creation, then stay for playtime.

Lapsit, 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Children ages 5 and younger may listen to books, learn finger plays and rhymes, sing and dance.

Sensory Play, 10 a.m. Fridays. Children ages 5 and younger can come and explore activities involving their senses.

“All Things Green,” 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, March 17. Preschoolers can enjoy drop-in crafts, activities and music.

For more information, call 262-342-1130 or go to


UNION GROVE — Graham Public Library, 1215 Main St., is offering Preschool Storytime from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 13. The program is designed for children ages 2-4 with an adult/caregiver that includes simple stories and crafts.

For more information, call 262-878-2910 or go to


ROCHESTER — Rochester Public Library, 208 W. Spring St., is offering a Basic Sewing class for ages 10 and older from 1 to 4 p.m. March 17, 18 and 24. Participants will learn basic straight line sewing and hand sewing, and learn to create a drawstring bag. To complete the project participants are asked to attend two of the three sessions.

Registration is required by calling call 262-534-3533.



Alyssa Mauk covers breaking news and courts. She enjoys hanging out with her daughter, gaming on her XBOX One, comic books and heavy metal music.

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